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Barrington Hall

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Call: (770) 640-3855 or visit www.roswellgov.com
Barrington King and his father, Roswell King, co-founded the settlement that became Roswell in the 1830s. Barrington's home on a rise overlooking the old square is considered a great example of Greek revival temple architecture. Many of the original family possessions are in the home and the surrounding grounds have been restored.

Sons of Norway Norskevenner Lodge (Roswell) Meeting

Saturday March 21, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Do you have Norwegian ancestry and are interested in exploring your heritage? Or are you interested in Norwegian culture, language and food? Then come to a Sons of Norway Norskevenner Lodge meeting in Roswell, Georgia.We meet on the third Saturday of each month in the barn meeting space of Barringto...
Cost: Free

"Lee's Corps Commanders" Lecture

Wednesday February 12, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Lectures In the aftermath of the Seven Days' Battles, Lee began shaking up the army. When Stonewall Jackson died in the aftermath of the Battle of Chancellorsville, Lee implemented a plan he had been contemplating for some time and divided the army into three corps, with James Longstree...
Cost: $5

The Civil War in Georgia: An Evening Class at Barrington Hall

Tuesday February 4, 2020 07:00 pm EST
  Georgia: a state rich in Civil War history, from the struggles for her coastal fortifications to an attempt to steal a steam locomotive, and the many battles fought on her soil. This course, with instructor Michael K. Shaffer, will explore the various wartime actions and key participants, beginn...
Cost: $69.00 per person

"Top Ten Innovations of World War I" Lecture at Barrington Hall

Wednesday January 8, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Technology during World War I (1914–1918) reflected a trend toward industrialism and the application of mass-production methods to weapons and to the technology of warfare in general. This trend began at least fifty years prior to World War I during the American Civil War of 1861–1865, and continued...
Cost: $5.00

"The Knights Templar" Wednesday Evening Lecture

Wednesday November 20, 2019 07:00 pm EST
The Knights Templar, or simply the Templars, were a Catholic military order founded in 1119 and recognized in 1139. The order was active until 1312 when it was perpetually suppressed by Pope Clement V. The Templars became a favored charity throughout Christendom and grew rapidly in membership and ...
Cost: $5.00

Escape Room: The Werewolf Experience

Saturday October 26, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Fun Race against the clock to solve puzzles, crack codes and find hidden clues in order to unlock an antidote to thwart a mad scientist’s plot to turn you in to a werewolf, all within the historic rooms of Barrington Hall. Should you successfully avoid the werewolf transformation, enjoy ...
Cost: $25

"Francis Marion: The Swamp Fox" Wednesday Evening Lecture

Wednesday August 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Lectures Francis Marion (c. 1732 – February 27, 1795) was a military officer who served in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Acting with the Continental Army and South Carolina militia commissions, he was a persistent adversary of the British in their occupation of South Caroli...
Cost: $5

Barbecue and Bluegrass at Barrington

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Barrington King, the original owner of Barrington Hall, threw a 4th of July barbecue every year for his family and friends. In 2015, the staff of Barrington Hall revived this fun, patriotic tradition, calling it Barbecue and Bluegrass at Barrington. Barbecue, beverages and desserts will be available...
Cost: Free

The American Revolution: Part One

Wednesday June 12, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Lecture The American Revolution was a colonial revolt which occurred between 1765 and 1783. The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) with the assistance of France, winning independence from Great Britain and establi...
Cost: $5

"An Interview with General George Henry Thomas" at Barrington Hall

Saturday June 1, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Categories: Lectures Dr. Brian Wills, author of the biography "George Henry Thomas: As True as Steel" (University Press of Kansas, 2012), will “interview” General George Henry Thomas on Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Barrington Hall. General George Henry Thomas will be portrayed by Civil War...
Cost: $5

Mother's Day Open House

Sunday May 12, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Roswell's Southern Trilogy Historic House Museums will be open for free visits this Mother's Day, March 12, 2019. Visitors are asked to bring a non-perishable food item or canned food, which will be donated to North Fulton Community Charities. For additional information, please contact each historic...
Cost: Free

Tea with Beatrix Potter

Saturday May 11, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Categories: Children and Family Barrington Hall hosts its popular and annual event, Tea with Beatrix Potter on the grounds of this historic house. The date for this fun, spring event is Saturday, May 11 from 1 - 3 p.m. This Barrington Hall tradition features beloved children’s author “Beatrix Potter...
Cost: $10

"The Restoration of Barrington Hall's Gardens" Lecture

Saturday April 27, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Categories: Lecture "The Restoration of Barrington Hall’s Gardens" will be presented by Helen Wenham, Barrington Hall’s staff horticulturist. You’ll hear about how Barrington Hall’s gardens were restored to their original splendor as created by an English landscape artist hired by Barrington King in...
Cost: $5

Ballroom Dancing for Middle Schoolers

Sunday March 3, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Categories: Dance Roswell's historic Barrington Hall hosts a Sunday afternoon series of ballroom dance classes for teenagers. Your son or daughter will practice the basics of ballroom dancing, learning that dancing is fun and easy to do. Dance instructor Michael Sternberg will teach a series of danc...
Cost: $69

"A School House Divided" An Evening Class at Barrington Hall

Thursday February 7, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Classes Michael Santrock, of the Fulton County Teaching Museum South, will teach a four week evening class, "A School House Divided: The Dual School System and Civil Rights in Fulton County, 1871 - 1971." Some of the topics covered are: "History of segregation in Atlanta and the Fulton C...
Cost: $69.00

Cookies with Mrs. Claus at Barrington Hall

Saturday December 15, 2018 12:00 pm EST
Join Mrs. Claus in Barrington Hall's barn activity room for this special children's holiday event. Children begin by writing letters to Santa while Mrs. Claus shares some holiday stories. Then, with assistance from Mrs. Claus and her helpers, the children will decorate the cookies with seasonal icin...
Cost: $10.00

Cookies with Mrs. Claus at Barrington Hall

Saturday December 15, 2018 10:00 am EST
Join Mrs. Claus in Barrington Hall's barn activity room for this special children's holiday event. Children begin by writing letters to Santa while Mrs. Claus shares some holiday stories. Then, with assistance from Mrs. Claus and her helpers, the children will decorate the cookies with seasonal icin...
Cost: $10.00

Bridesmaid of Barrington Hall

Sunday December 2, 2018 03:00 pm EST
In 1923, Margaret Mitchell interviewed Eva Baker, matriarch of Barrington Hall, about her memories of the December 1853 wedding of Mittie Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. Join us at Barrington Hall on December 1st and 2nd for performances of "The Bridesmaid of Barrington Hall," a dramatic recreat...
Cost: $30.00

Bridesmaid of Barrington Hall and a Tea

Saturday December 1, 2018 03:00 pm EST
In 1923, Margaret Mitchell interviewed Eva Baker, matriarch of Barrington Hall, about her memories of the December 1853 wedding of Mittie Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. Join us at Barrington Hall on December 1st and 2nd for performances of "The Bridesmaid of Barrington Hall," a dramatic recreat...
Cost: $30.00

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop

Sunday November 18, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Enjoy making a festive centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table! Everything you need is included to make and take away an arrangement of fresh flowers placed in a small pumpkin “vase”. The Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop will be held in the barn activity room of Barrington Hall on Sunday, November ...
Cost: $25.00 per person

"In Memory of Self and Comrades: Thomas Wallace Colley’s Civil War Recollections of Service in the 1st Virginia Cavalry" Lecture at Barrington Hall

Wednesday November 14, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Lectures

Michael Shaffer, historian and lecturer, will speak about the Civil War diary of Thomas J. Colley on Wednesday, November 14 at Barrington Hall in Roswell.

Thomas W. Colley served in one of the most active and famous units in the Civil War, the 1st Virginia Cavalry, which fough...
Cost: $5.00

“Target: The Third Reich – The Odyssey of a WW2 Bomber Group." A Wednesday Evening Lecture at Barrington Hall

Wednesday November 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Categories: Lectures Raymond Fordyce, the lecturer for "Target: The Third Reich – The Odyssey of a WW2 Bomber Group," is the Historian for the 385th Bombardment Group Association, 8th Air Force. Retired from management with IBM and Siemens, he spoke professionally worldwide for both and has had nume...
Cost: $5.00

4th Annual Barbecue & Bluegrass: A 4th of July Celebration!

Wednesday July 4, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Enjoy BBQ and bluegrass music in the backyard of Barrington Hall to celebrate Independence Day! Barrington King, the original owner of Barrington Hall, threw a 4th of July barbecue every year for his family and friends. In 2015, the staff of Barrington Hall revived this fun, patriotic tradition. Bar...
Cost: Free

Summer Grilling for Couples Cooking Class

Tuesday June 19, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Barrington Hall hosts a full array of cooking classes based on classic European and American cuisine. After preparing the meal, participants will dine on their creations in the home's spacious modern kitchen. Complimentary wine is served with dinner, and a free mini-tour of Barrington Hall is includ...
Cost: $50

"Great American Steakhouse Dinner" Cooking Class

Tuesday June 12, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Barrington Hall hosts a full array of cooking classes based on classic European and American cuisine. After preparing the meal, participants will dine on their creations in the home's spacious modern kitchen. Complimentary wine is served with dinner, and a free mini-tour of Barrington Hall is includ...
Cost: $50

8th Annual Lavender Festival

Saturday June 9, 2018 10:00 am EDT
Join us for the 8th Annual Roswell Lavender Festival, inspired by Barrington Hall's own lavender queen, Evelyn Simpson, a descendant of Barrington King. The festival is a celebration of all things lavender and highlights the many varieties, uses, and folk remedies associated with this ancient plant....
Cost: Free

Roswell Roots: West African Rhythms and Flavors

Friday February 19, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Sallie Ann Robinson in the kitchen 11 am – 3 pmDrumRise on the lawn 11 am – 1:30 pmDevoted to the food and music of West Africa. Join chef and author Sallie Ann Robinson in the kitchen of Barrington Hall as she shares stories and prepares her famous coastal specialties. Her tales of growing up i...
Cost: FREE

Kids Can Write Six Sundays Creative Writing Camp

Saturday November 7, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Mary Ann Rodman, award winning children's book author and creative writing instructor for both children and adults will teach children that writing can be fun. Through creative writing exercises and both individual and group instruction Ms. Rodman will teach children to tell their stories so they ar...
Cost: $250.00 per camper

Civil War Living History Weekend at Barrington Hall

Saturday July 18, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
There will be an encampment of Federal soldiers on the grounds of Barrington Hall. The soldiers will be displaying Civil War weapons and uniforms. 1860s formal dance will be demonstrated. The 8th Regiment Band will perform from the front porch of Barrington Hall on Saturday, July 18 at 12 noon and ...
Cost: Free Admission

Twelfth Night

Friday May 15, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
One of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, full of disguises, mistaken identities, and drunken revelries, set in a made-up world inspired by the art and cultures of Southeast Asia. Proceeds from benefit the Roswell Historical Society.
Cost: Free-$5

By Skilled Hands

Friday February 27, 2015 07:00 pm EST
An exhibit of objects from Barrington Hall's permanent collection made by enslaved artisans. On exhibit is a large pottery jar made in Edgefield District South Carolina that was both thrown and decorated by an enslaved craftsman. Also included is a pair of marbles known to have been made here at Bar...
Cost: Free-$8

Wrecking Bar Brewpub Wood-Aged Wednesdays

Tuesday December 23, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Each week, this Little Five Points brewpub serves up a special small-batch beer that’s been aged in a wood barrel.
Cost:

Twisted Tinsel Holiday Spectacular

Friday December 5, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Join us for a whacky, winter festival extravaganza. Ride the trolley between three antebellum mansions decorated for the holidays and offering crazy holiday games, fun treats, twisted entertainment and more for the whole family! The event takes place at Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Planta...
Cost: $5 entry to each home for the day, children 12 & Under Free

Reformation Brewery Beer Tasting

Friday December 5, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Ale Yeah! Roswell’s latest beer tasting event features Woodstock’s Reformation Brewery. Attendees get to taste four Reformation beers, dessert from Happy Hour Confections, and a Reformation pint glass.
Cost: $20

NFDC Presents King Lear

Friday May 16, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
An aging king faces disappointment and madness after stepping down from the throne, as his kingdom and family collapse around him. Our interpretation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, inspired by William Faulkner.
Cost: $5.00 Suggested Donation

Growing and Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Monday March 31, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Roswell's Chef John Wilson is teaching a cooking class focusing on fresh herbs that guest can grown or have at home. At this class, guest will prepare seasonal dishes following by a sit down dinner with their plates along with featured wines.
Cost: $50

Sheila Pree Bright: Invisible Suburbia

Thursday February 27, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Sheila Pree Bright is a fine-art photographer based in Atlanta. In 2007 she created a Suburbia" series spotlighting middle-class African-American suburban homes — a lifestyle that she contends is nearly invisible in the mainstream media. Seven large-scale photographs will be on view in Bar...
Cost: Free with regular tour admission

Who's Suburbia?

Saturday February 15, 2014 07:00 pm EST
On Feb. 16, Barrington Hall will host an open house with free admission from 1-4 p.m. Sheila Pree Bright will give an artist talk at 3 p.m. and a panel discussion titled “Who’s Suburbia?” and reception will follow. Panelists include Charles Black, a member of the Atlanta Student Movement.
Cost: Free

Beasties at Barrington

Wednesday October 30, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Take a haunted" tour of the grounds of Barrington Hall (and some of the rooms of the house as well). You'll be treated to the spooky side of this historic site."
Cost: $5

Fall in New England Cooking Class

Monday October 28, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Roswell’s Chef John Wilson will be teaching his “Fall in New England” cooking class at Barrington Hall. Come and learn how to prepare new dishes, and then dine on them in Barrington Hall's kitchen along with complimentary wine. A mini tour of Barrington Hall is included, and reservations are r...
Cost: $50

William Shakespeare's Henry V

Friday October 11, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
A young King of England is underestimated by France and surrounded by traitors. To keep his own throne, he must lead his armies across the English Channel to take another.Fridays & Saturdays 9/27-10/12Sunday Matinee 4pm 10/6Under the Stars at Historic Barrington HallGeneral Admission: FREE!Suggested...
Cost: FREE

The North Fulton Drama Club presents Henry V

Thursday October 3, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy Shakespeare in the outdoors from the back lawn of Barrington Hall. The play is set in the England of the early fifteenth century. The political situation in England is tense: King Henry IV has died, and his son, the young King Henry V, has just assumed the throne. ...
Cost: Free

Ale Yeah! Beer Tasting

Thursday September 12, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
For $20, you'll get to sample five beers, take home an Ale Yeah! pint glass and sample snacks from One Screw Loose Jellies & Rubs and Happy Hour Confections. Two sessions available: 6:30-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-10:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required.
Cost: $20

Measure for Measure

Thursday May 16, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
NFDC is proud to announce its Spring 2013 production of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.
Cost: Free (Suggested $5 Donation)

Beer Tastings with Ale Yeah!

Thursday February 14, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Barrington Hall and Ale Yeah! will together host a series of beer tastings in the carriage house of Barrington Hall. Ale Yeah’s knowledgeable staff will be on hand from 7 PM to 9 PM to showcase several hearty winter brews. Finger type food will be available.
Cost: $20

West African Rhythms and Flavors

Friday February 8, 2013 07:00 pm EST
West African Rhythms and Flavors" will feature cooking demos and storytelling by Sallie Ann Robinson and an interactive drumming event on the front lawn."
Cost:

Basic Spanish Cooking Class

Monday April 9, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Class taught by Chef John Wilson.
Cost: $50

Beasties at Barrington

Friday October 21, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
Hot apple cider and spooky stories.
Cost: $5

Southwest Sizzle Cooking Class

Tuesday July 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Barrington Hall’s favorite Chef, John Wilson will be teaching his “Southwest Sizzle” cooking class at historic Barrington Hall on Tuesday, July 19. Chef John will teach you, in his witty and engaging style, to prepare some of the Southwest’s most popular food such as “Broiled Salmon with Chili Glaze...
Cost: $50

Southwest Sizzle Cooking Class

Tuesday July 19, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Barrington Hall’s favorite Chef, John Wilson will be teaching his “Southwest Sizzle” cooking class at historic Barrington Hall on Tuesday, July 19. Chef John will teach you, in his witty and engaging style, to prepare some of the Southwest’s most popular food such as “Broiled Salmon with Chili Glaze...
Cost: $50

The Civil War in the Words of Martha Stewart Bulloch

Wednesday July 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Barrington Hall will begin hosting a series of lectures to be given on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The lectures will cover a wide range of topics that are of interest to residents of Roswell and the greater Atlanta Metro area.Complimentary light refreshments will be available. Pleas...
Cost: $5

The Civil War in the Words of Martha Stewart Bulloch

Wednesday July 6, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Barrington Hall will begin hosting a series of lectures to be given on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The lectures will cover a wide range of topics that are of interest to residents of Roswell and the greater Atlanta Metro area.Complimentary light refreshments will be available. Pleas...
Cost: $5

Cajun Cooking

Tuesday November 30, 2010 12:00 am EST
Prepare a complete cajun meal under Chef John's engaging instruction. Be ready to dine from your efforts in a spacious kitchen of an historic home.
Cost: $50
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Roswell, GA 30075
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